BillsImpactInjured

Legislative Scorecard

Current bills in the Pennsylvania Legislature impacting on consumers and injured victims.

**Updated 3/16/2004**
 

Bill Number Issue What bill proposes
SB 9 CAPS on Jury Awards in Med Mal cases Currently in House Judiciary Ctte. If enacted, would begin the process to amend the Pennsylvania Constitution to permit the legislature to enact caps on jury awards in medical malpractice cases.
HB 1456 Auto Insurance Raises the mandatory minimum for bodily injury from $15K-$30K to $25K - $50K.
HB 1458 Auto Insurance Plain language bill; changes "Limited Tort" adn "Full Tort" to "Limited Right to Sue" and "Full Right to Sue".
?? Workers' Compensation

Extends the mandatory time that an injured worker has to see the company physician from 90 days to 180 days.